Birding in Southern Ecuador
September 26 - October 9, 2020
Our Southern Ecuador tour visits many well-known birding hotspots and lodges in the southern part of this incredible country. We will be visiting a variety of elevations and habitats which will lead to an impressive and diverse list of species.
Our tour will start with a visit to El Cajas National Park. This is the highest elevation we'll visit (around 12,000 feet). Highlight species might include Andean Condor, Tit-like Dacnis, Violet-throated Metaltail, Red-rumped Bush-Tyrant, Bar-winged and Stout-billed Cinclodes, and Giant Conebill.
From there, we will stop at several great lodges and reserves including Umbrellabird Lodge, Jorupe Reserve, Tapichalaca Reserve, and others! A few of the many highlight species may include Pale-headed Brushfinch, El Oro Parakeet, El Oro Tapaculo, Watkin’s Antpitta, Henna-hooded and Rufous-necked Foliage-Gleaners, Gray-breasted Flycatcher, Jocotoco Antpitta.
We will also visit the Bomboscara area located at a bit lower elevation on the eastern side of the mountains. This is a great place to see Amazonian Umbrellabird, Coppery-chested Jacamar, Highland Motmot, Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Olive Finch, and a variety of tanagers.
***Note: This tour can be combined with our Northern Ecuador Tour***
Price: $4,999 per person, double occupancy
Single supplement - $500
Included: Lodging, meals, In-country transportation, park entrance fees
Not Incuded: Airfare, Passport and Visa Fees, alcoholic beverages, personal items, tips
Arrival: Quito, Ecuador (2018)
Arrival: Guayaquil, Ecuador (2019)
Departure: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Participant Minimum: 6
Participant Limit: 10
Activity Level: Moderate
Deposit: $1,000 per person is required to hold your spot on this tour (with your registartion form)
Balance: Due by June 26, 2020
To book your space on the tour, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.